HAM-MAD…
Ham is King

Not the usual ham most of us know. Acorn fed, dry cured Iberian ham is the Spanish obsession!

The Menú del Dia, averages €10 for a three course lunch including a drink. This is just the first course!

Overflow! Bars get so crowded customers take to the street with their drinks.

Wild mushrooms with fried egg.

The Food . . . Eating Out

The Cafe Society

Madrid is bursting with tapas bars, old-fashioned cafés and smart international restaurants so you'll never go hungry. Tapas are a way of life, all day long and into the night. Here at the Plaza Santa Ana hundreds are out for an early evening tapa.

Foodies in Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid

Thousands of restaurants, cafés and bars

Old style and modern restaurants provide a wide choice in dining wherever they fit...
tucked away in a lane this café finds room for a few outside tables among the beer barrels.

Modern cafés offer everything from light snacks, espresso, beer, wine and cocktails to full meals.

Madrid foodies, Keeping It Simple
Ripe tasty tomato with onion and tuna in olive oil, a light first course at lunch

Keeping It Simple
Ripe tasty tomato with onion and tuna in olive oil, a light first course at lunch

Estay Picchos, Madrid

A place to go after a day at the office
Neighborhood hangouts can be found just a few minutes walk from almost anywhere you live in the city.

A favorite Snack On The Go A slice of toasted bread with a tasty topping washed down with a beer...
something to keep you going until lunch.

Steak dinner

 

 

Anytime is pastry
time in Madrid

Small family operated pastry shops tantalize passers by with freshly baked goodies.

 

 

Hostal Gonzalo, Central Madrid

 

 

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